Autel MaxiIM IM508 Key Programmer Test Report in 2020

An increasing number of users actually tested Autel MaxiIM IM508 Key Programmer working like a charm on hundreds of car models worldwide. It can add new keys, programming key when all keys lost, can read pin code, add remote worked etc.

Fiesta 2018

add Smart key

Took car under menu 2018-

Read flash, dash off for about 2mins (don’t panic), then Reading.

Added used key Hitag pro Id49.

Used tool maxiIM im508 key programmer with connected to WiFi and xp400.

But learning new key was in the middle console. XP400 not needed.

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Peugeot 207

read pin successful

Coded car successful (in 2 seconds)

Remote didn’t work

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Peugeot 207 2007

Pin Read success

Add key success.

Used aftermarket remote CE0536 ASK.

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W211 2005

Autel Im508 +xp400

Xhorse BE key programming via IR.

Only obd job – You need to follow instructions.

Whole process took about 30min – it was my 1st MB. Calculation about 18mins. Without gbox.

Warning – after programming new key original key stopped working. Remote worked, but cannot turn on ignition. I needed to left it in ignition and wait few minute, then I heard ESL motor and car started.

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Toyota Yaris HV – Add Key – 5 min done with IM508

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Ford Transit 2020 virtually new 300 miles

Add a remote key id47/49

Internet connection needed

Battery support pack

Tried to add key with new un programmed key, failed security each time.

Tried using working key, IM100 (same as IM508) then read the flash, took about 3 minutes, then ignition off, insert new key to add, programmed perfectly.


MB W246 2013 add key success. Autel IM508+xp400.

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Opel mokka 2016

Pin Read

Add key – not ok, car didn’t accepted new key.

I made AKL procedure and both Keys were learned.

Safety time ca. 10min, Then procedure open and close driver door and turn off turn on ignition.

Key tool max and kdx2 clone this id46 ok but car doesn’t start. That’s Why I used im508 to program this key.

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Megane 2013

Read D Flash by obd. Im508 without programmer.

Program blank card pcf7941

4minutes work.

I programmed blank card without using existing card, So it can do AKL too.

Internet connection required.

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Q5 2012 BCM2 315mhz

Im508 + xp400.

Make dealer key and add key by obd.

First attempt failed – I didn’t connect autel to internet and autel asked me about de-energize bcm2. I didn’t unplug bcm2 during programming and it was dead after trying Read eeprom data. I had to Read bcm2 on bench and repair dflash file.

Second attempt after fixing bcm2 success without any problem.

Autel connected to internet, I need to remember that

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Audi A6 2007. OBD success.

Read immo data,get pin and CS. Made dealer key and and add key.

Used AUTEL IM508 and XP400 PRO. Internet connection needed. Aftermarket key used, remote work instantly.

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MB SL 2003 key added, im508 + xp400, OBD.

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2017 Tiguan R line…add mqb remote key im508 with xp200winner..and so easy!

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IM508 Range Rover Sport 2006, add 2 keys in 5min

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Im508 2013 Smart for 2 add key success

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Megane III RS 2011

Pcf7952 Add key

Im508 few minutes, job done via OBD.

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Peugeot 308 2018 key added. IM508

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2010 Mercedes sprinter

Add 2nd

Less than 5mins .for password calculation

Using im508 and xp400

Used aftermarket key


Mercedes W210 AKL success 20 min. password – IM508 & Gbox2 & HP-400 pro

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Fiat Grand Punto 2007 , Read immo data , make dealer key and programme key … all ok . Im508 + xp200.

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Success add key by OBD Mercedes C Class 2001 W203 with IM508 + XP400 pro + key simulator. Password 4 min. Aftermarket key.


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Used an xhorse remote , went in under Peugeot expert.

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tool: im508 + xp400

all via obd

upgraded cas3

made dealer key

learned key

used power supply 14V 50A

used personal cellphone as hotspot 4g



VW Transporter 2010, AKL, OBD, im508 and XP400. Paid $10 to Autel.


MB SPRINTER 2008 key added. Password in 15 min. OBD + IM508 + XP400


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Vauxhall astra 2008 vxr

Read pin yes

Programed keyless start key yes

Added second key

But will delete all key then you re add

God job money in the bank



Land Rover Freelander2 , 2011, success

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Ford Ranger 2017 key added. IM508, OBD

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Dacia duster 2011 4×4

add key immo chip PCF7946AT


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MB VITO 2014 key added. Password in 28 min. OBD + IM508 + XP400.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 2014 add key success! Im508


Im508 on 2010 mini

Add 2nd key CAS 3


Vauxhall Insignia 2014, key added, im508, OBD, need to wait 12min.


Autel Im508 2018 Vauxhall/Opel Vivaro add key success , went under Renault Trafic took around 25 minutes.



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